World Record Railgun Test!
December 11, 2010Posted by on
In a lot of popular science fiction stories one of the favorite weapons that are used is the Railgun. Well the US Navy has been testing out Railgun technology and has a test gun in Dahlgren Va. In 2008 the set a Railgun muzzle energy record of 10 Mega Joules. Just recently they broke the record with a record of a 33 Mega Joule shot which can be seen here:
According to the USN they hope to have a 64 Mega Joule Railgun ready to go and onboard ship by 2025. See the article here: